THE SEVEN SEAS [large paper edition]. Rudyard Kipling.

THE SEVEN SEAS [large paper edition].

London: Methuen and Co., 1896. Original dark red buckram with pictorial vignette in gilt.

First English Edition, containing three poems not in the slightly earlier American edition. This volume of verse (largely nautical) includes "A Song of the English" and "Hymn Before Action." This is one of 150 large-paper copies on handmade paper (in a binding similar to a standard copy's; there were also 30 copies on Japan paper, in a white binding.

This is a nearly fine copy (spine a little faded, as always); the front endpaper bears an 1897 grammar school prize label and inscription, and a copy of Kipling's "Recessional" has been tipped to the rear free endpaper. Richards A93; Stewart 140. Housed in an open-back case with black calf labels. Item #14435

Price: $225.00

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